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Burlington, Vermont: A Dream City

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Burlington Has it All

Combine music, theater, shopping, restaurants art galleries, museums and a booming waterfront area along Lake Champlain, and you have a dream city!

Over 10,000 college students enjoy an unprecedented quality of life in Burlington, many of whom are enrolled at UVM which overlooks the city and Lake Champlain. Collegia ranked Burlington as #7 for most student-friendly U.S. city for populations under 1 million, and Country Home magazine named Burlington the 2007 Best Green Place to live in America.

Many famous individuals, novelists, commentators, essayists, storytellers, poets and playwrights live in Burlington and in Vermont, the first state to abolish slavery in 1777. Other Burlington and Vermont distinctions include:

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  • Kiplinger’s rated Burlington in the top 10 Best Cities for the Next Decade.

  • Burlington made the National Geographic’s list for America’s Best Adventure Towns and Outside Magazine’s list of top ten cities for Outdoor Recreation.

  • Vermont is also one of the most peaceful places to live, according to the United States Peace Index.

  • The United Health Foundation, has ranked Vermont as the healthiest state in the US four years in a row!

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